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of the state address. i will have details coming up. >> and obama speaks more about his upcoming agenda. >> stephanie rollins played presides over her final meeting before taking over her new duties as mayor. who will fill a void on the council? >> the snow is coming back. the forecast as 11 news today continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> the as get a check on our forecast with tony pann, our meteorologist. >> it cannot -- a couple chances of snow. it'll be fairly small compared to others over the weekend. no problems on your way to
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school or work this morning. 22 at the airport here is how it breaks down. it should be dry and cold this morning. there could be snow flurries. this evening, it should be a pain. one-3 inches of accumulation is expected. we will see what happens and see if this storm be made correctly. the seven-day forecast is coming up in a few minutes. sarah always forecast correctly in the traffic department. >> i try we have a problem coming in at 175 getting word of an accident there. one lane is closed. watch for delay is developing. that is southbound 295. another problem spot is an
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accident at charles. and i sent off to the side and water main break repairs happening at milford. 11 minutes is to drive time on the antelope north side. here is a live view of traffic. southbound traffic going away from us right now. no sign of delays over here. we will be watching this and has any information to you. that is the latest back over to you. it is all about jobs today as governor o'malley prepares to give the state of the state address. >> he wants to reduce the
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unemployment rate and his tactics are drawing criticism. details. >> it has to deal with the 7.5% unemployment rate. the governor is expected to a knowledge of the situation and it comes to creating and saving jobs. it is causing employers triple the amount to provide unemployment benefits to some people. the state would have 127 million out. >> taking the federal stimulus dollars does not come without a cost. >> the governor is under fire for a already on the books regarding sex offenders that are not being enforced.
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year. we will have more on that coming up >> thanks. you can watch the state of state address at noon today. we will stream into live on our website wbaltv.com. the kind words were exchanged tomorrow she will become the post. >> my goals remain the same. i will continue to work with all of my colleagues to make sure baltimore moves forward and to make it better. i want to thank each and everyone of you for helping me along this path to make it so.
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>> most expect bernard young to assume the chair as her replacement. >> i value our friendship and our working relationship. 15 years with the council. i felt it was my turn. >> there was speculation that another person was going to make a run of it, but the votes were not there. probation. five years' probation. she was discovered lying in her own waste and covered in bed sores. boonsboroany violation could result in aa boy will learn his
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fate today in the deadly stabbing of a former classmate. he could face up to 25 years in prison for the murder of a classmate. prosecutors say he stepped the classmate as a result of an ongoing dispute. baltimore police are looking for this man. he is wanted for burglarizing a store back on january 18. he is believed to be behind some smash and grab burglaries over the weekend. he is the suspect in this surveillance picture. >> a fire temporarily displaces seven people overnight. crews say the fire was coming from a third floor bedroom. the fire department said the working fire alarm helped the family escaped without injury.
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and a couple of victims of the fire in catonsville on sunday have been identified. the low pulled out of the smoking flames and taken to the hospital. they did not survive. there is no word on what caused the blaze. >> president obama's white house to main street tour takes them to new hampshire. he offered a budget plan to congress that puts the country in deeper debt. our reporter has a look at that. >> continuing to open himself to critics, president obama went on youtube three days after his face to face with republicans. americans were doing the asking. >> how are you planning on helping small businesses grow and prosper? >> if we can get them back on their feet, that is going to go and long way towards bringing the unemployment rate down. that is the fastest generator of jobs across the country.
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>> the president talks about a new effort to lend $30 billion to small businesses to spur hiring using money that buildup banks have paid back. republicans pounced on his budget plan yesterday. >> in other sea of red ink. administration. >> job creation in cuts in programs to short the deficit. middle-class. critics counter a hike on the rich as something not good. the president says no choice. in other back and forth for president obama. he will hold his second town hall in several days. wbal tv 11 news.
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> baltimore county delegate and republican senator hope new legislation will ban the sales of any letters that resemble toys, characters, or guns. the devices are a fire hazards when they are in the hands of children. others have prohibited the sale of such lighters. day. should they ban these lighters to prevent children from playing with them? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report is coming up. >> and we will take you to a big party. >> a pain in the neck may be more serious than you think. >> it is a little chilly this
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morning. how about yoga in 105 degrees? i have a report on that.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. it is warmer than it is right here. when it gets this called, it is tempting to curl up like a grant -- groundhog. >> santer is here to show us how to be active and stay warm. >> we are taking a look atvikri
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vikrim yoga where the room is 105 degrees. it is the same format of postures in every class. the main thing is the heat. >> 105 degrees. add to that an intense internal body heat. >> i am doing this mainly for flexibility in balance. >> it is an intense workout. >> the high temperature is used to soothe and relax the muscles.
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>> if you were to pull a muscle , the heat aids the movement. >> the practiced strengthens and the link fence at the same time. this is for anyone at any age. prepare to sweat. you will sweat so much in the class. i only took 15 minutes of the class and i was soaked. s take a quick look at hd doppler this morning. snow is headed our way. we may see snow flurries this afternoon.
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i was not dressed appropriately. >>105 degrees will take care of any chill. clouds have been picking up. temperatures have increased. recession in the 20's. -- we are creeping into the 20's. most of the precipitation infection in mountain final. the atmosphere will such a rate as we get through the day today. some snow flurries are
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developing. the evening commute should be ok. one-3 inches is what i am thinking regarding this note amount. the further north you go, an inch or so. in southern maryland, some rain mixing in. mostly cloudy today. a chance for snow flurries this afternoon. tonight, light snow is possible. though temperatures in the mid 20's tonight. it should be dry wednesday afternoon ended thursday. another storm approaches on friday. a mixture of rain or snow.
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we are right on the fence with temperatures. it will clear up on sunday and get cold with high temperatures only in the 20's. >> the roads are looking pretty good overall. one accident. it is not having a major impact. a new accident in nottingham coming in. some closers in effect due to water main break repairs at milford. a quick look at 175 n 295, a crash but no major delays yet. we will update you once we get more information.
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over to you. >> the prime minister of haiti says his country is open to having americans to try to take children out of the country to appear before a court. they say they were trying to rescue 33 earthquake victims. the prime minister says they acted illegally. the americans may be tried in the u.s. because their own judicial system was devastated by the earthquake. it is a policy that has been inn lifting its ban on gays in military called a don't ask don't tell. our washington bureau reporter has a preview. that will be later on in the newscast. and the most famous weather forecast is preparing for his big morning. this is in pennsylvania, home of
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the world's most famous groundhog. today is grand hawks day -- groundhog's day. if it sees its shadow, we will have six more weeks of a long winter. >> toyota says dealerships could receive the parts to fix faulty gas pedals as early as today. friction in the accelerator and prevent them from giving stuck. it should take half an hour to fix it and resolve the problem for the life of the car. the job cuts may increase. we have those stories and more in the bloomberg business report. >> lay offs at sony pictures
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eliminating 450 jobs. this is response -- a response to decrease in dvd sales. macmillan will be allowed to sell ebooks to boost the popularity of the amazon kindle reader. higher close for stocks yesterday after a bullish report on u.s. manufacturing. the bloomberg maryland index is also higher. major league basketball suing a protect accusing them a selling
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players in an those that do not protect team logos. that is business. i am reporting for wbal tv 11 news. >> when you feel next -- neck pain that radiates into your shoulder, arm, or hand. you may have a disk problem. surgery may be required. there are a variety of surgical options available depending on the severity of the problem. the recovery time is just a few days or weeks for many of these
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parkway. one lane is still closed. bel air road may have some delays. lanes are closed in the pylesville region. some delays between the beltway and the 895 split. here is a live a few of white marsh. a bit of a backup is seen there. that is the latest. now for a check on the forecast. >> clouds are hanging around.
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thickening clubs. a chance for snow flurries. you may see it come down on your evening commute. the roads should be fined later on this evening. we will be back in a few minutes to tell you more about a forecast later this week. >> large acts of terrorism coming in small packages. a seven year old watched his brother fall through the icy waters of a pond. and neighbor's dog noticed him and started barking. both brothers were safely rescued. >> a five-year old boy stayed calm while watching tv with his mother and sister when his mother suffered a seizure on the couch.
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>> she was shaking. she was on the ground. >> what is your emergency? >> my mom. >> the child in new to call 911 and give the street they lived on. helping his mama made him feel like a super hero. >> good job. there is much more to come this morning in the next half hour of the 11 news today. >> the state of the address is today. i will have details next. >> we will let you know about traffic delays coming up. >> what to warm up? 105 degrees in this yoga class.
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>> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. >> thanks for joining us. we have the the that the forecast. >> that as frank them but you can expect. you may see light snow showers this afternoon. light snow is likely overnight. one-3 inches of accumulation by the time you wake up wednesday morning. the bulk of it will come in tonight. there is more snow of the time the kids to the weekend. > things are heating up in annapolis as the governor prepares to give his state of the state address. >> it is supposed to be abouthow the government plans to get there has ignited controversy. >> maryland's unemployment rate is 7.5%. it is affecting the funds for
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unemployment benefits. some worry about the cost of excepting federal dollars. the central theme of the state of the state address is something everyone can agree on. >> we want to do everything we can to create and save jobs and expand opportunities. >> some elements of the plan is generating heat. the unemployment rate is at 7.5%. it is depleting the fund that gives out benefits. it is triggering an increase in the amount. the governor wants to overhaul the system and expand the eligibility. for millions of dollars from the federal government. it could cost the state 27 million a year once the money runs out. business groups are concerned about the plan to draw 20 million from the reserve of the balance the budget. >> it appears it is
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overspending us out. >> the governor has his critics. some question why has not a single sex offender been subject to extra supervision mandated by law. mental the violations of sex offenders. after the address, the senate committee will hold a hearing on a $5,000 raise for the governor and lieutenant governor. wbal-tv. >> you can watch the address in its entirety live at noon or by logging on to our web site wbaltv.com. baltimore county police need your help in identifying the remains of a skeleton found.
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in new york yankees baseball cap and a green shirt were discovered in the wooded area near the skeleton. if you have information call the baltimore county police. >> maryland is in the middle of one of the most snow filled winters. it is affecting the snow removal budget. baltimore city s spent half a million dollars this year. and only $300,000 remain for harford county. they say no matter what, the funds will be found to keep the roads clear. >> john miller entertained a generation of baltimore oriole fans for several years.
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now the baseball hall of fame is honoring his years in broadcasting with an award. >> a few problems but we have been tracking. 295 past 175 1 lane closed. j.f.x. in great shape at this hour. some such spots in certain areas.
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an 95 looking sluggish. a live view of traffic. getting word on and accidents in the area of o'donnell. we will keep you posted once refined more information. we want to check in with sandra heating things up with yoga. >> you know how difficult it can be. i have never done this type of the of the in 105 degree heat. this is a 90 minute class. it is the same routine throughout the entire class. this what significantly. the heat is soothing the muscles.
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it helps to get deep into the stretch as. yogas strengthens and when and at the same time. it really helps the core of the body. fees now that we are forecasting is not as hot as the co the. another when treatment is half of all on friday and saturday. it has been one heck of a winter. it is continuing. heat up. maybe try this deal the. -- try this yoga. >> it looks really hard. coming up, hollywood announces its oscars contenders. >> could the don't ask don't
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tell policy come to an end in the u.s. military? we will look did that story coming up. >> we are still taking your answers to our watercooler question of the day. should they ban these lighters to prevent children from playing with them? email us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the nominees for the academy awards will be revealed at 8:30 live on the today show. this year's best picture
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nominees will be a top-10 list. organizers wanted a broader range of titles including more popular titles. >> the list of the worst movies is out. here is a look at this year's nominees "a. ll about steut steve"-- ll about steve"-- " all about steve" , "gi- joe", "transformers." and some others. coming in and come a look at the morning helens.
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>> we will take a little at a busy morning. an accident commission on 895 with heavy delays. >> some snow in the forecast for tonight and later this week. taken leval side. 22 degrees.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. from a third floor bedroom. the fire department said the working fire alarm helped the family escaped without injury.
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a boy will learn his fate today in the deadly stabbing of ahe could face up to 25 years in prison for the murder of a classmate. prosecutors say he stepped the ongoing dispute. he pled guilty to first-degree some legislators say these lighters are no toys. republican senator hope new of any letters that resemble toys, characters, or guns. the devices are a fire hazards when they are in the hands of children. others have prohibited the sale of such lighters. that brings us to our watercooler question for the day. should they ban these lighters to prevent children from playing with them? >> one person writes, they should not ban the novelty lighters. of all the things out there they
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need to ban, lighters are not one of them. kretzer some feel that banning anything that looks like a gun could go even further in affecting the safety of all of us. >> another person says the state takes on the role of parents again. do we want the state to but in because parents are not doing their job? we will post all of the answers on our web site. the u.s. military is considered -- it is a policy that has been in the military is thinking about military called a don't ask don't tell. our washington bureau reporter has a preview. along with another will testify before a committee today where they are expected to give the
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most far reaching statement to date on don't ask don't tell. >> it is heartbreaking i was trying to follow in the steps of my parents but cannot because i stepped forward and said i was gay. >> he was discharged under the don't ask don't tell policy now gays in the military may finally be repealed. >> we cannot afford to lose any more service members. >> they lay out their plans to repeal a policy. robert gates offered clues about his testimony. they will call for a yearlong review and outline more lenient standards to make it harder to dismiss gay members in the interim. >> i will work with congress and our military. >> the president announced last
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week his interest in this. >> the president made a proposal to overturn this. i support it. >> u.s. officials say gays and this man are expected to tell them today that it will take years to implement the repeal of don't ask don't tell. off -- we are looking at the accident scene. it is approaching the harford tunnel. the right lane is closed near the harbaugh tunnel -- her vote -- harbor tunnel. avoid that accident if you can. we a.
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we are looking at a speed sensor of around 35 miles per hour. bel air road, and accident location to avoid. you can see the blaze developing on southbound 895. 40 minutes on the avenue west side. let us check in with sandra on yoga. >> it is 105 degrees in this yoga class. they are about one hour in this class. it goes for an hour long.
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it is an intensive deep stretch. it relaxes the muscles and allows you to get deeper into the stretch. it has become very popular in recent years. they have several classes each and every day. let us take a look at your hd doppler. it is much colder outside. there is precipitation, but it is not making its way to the ground yet. >> 1 storm coming in tonight. patterns of the storms are coming in the weekend. partly cloudy skies and
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temperatures in the 20's. we should get through this morning without precipitation. the cloud are picking up. a piece of energy moving across the great lakes. we will get a storm on the coastal later tonight. the rose should be ok this evening. we are expecting up to 3 inches of snowfall. some rain possibly downtown. maybe some extra inches in far
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western maryland. a fairly decent snowfall coming up. mostly cloudy this afternoon with a chance for snow showers developing some time after lunch. the bulk of the storm will come in tonight. high temperature near 35. it will be cold with temperatures in the 22 key. it will clear up as we head into the afternoon. the weather on thursday. another storm approaches from the gulf of mexico this weekend. rain or snow late friday. another weekend storm. cold and dry behind that. >> time for our last look at our big story. gov. o'malley prepares his state of the state address this
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afternoon. >> he is trying to take an optimistic approach to create and save jobs. the governor wants legislative approval to overhaul the system to determine eligibility for unemployment benefits. it would end up costing the state $20 million once the federal dollars run out. that is causing great concern. you can watch it here. wbal tv. >> some children of elizabeth smart come forward with shocking revelations about their childhood with oprah today at 4:00. here is what you can expect on the "today show." >> good morning.
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the latest on the arrest of 10 americans accused of child trafficking in haiti. their family members speak out in a live interview this morning. are they any closer to catching her killer? the murder of a 7 year old. we will go live to capture a baby being born treated those stories and oscar nominations. we will talk to a few of the nominees moments after they learned the news. >> thanks. >> we will take another look at weather and traffic just ahead. breathe right, the small strip that gives you... big nighttime breathing relief... introduces-- drum roll please-- new breathe right extra. the only strip with an extra spring-like band, it's 50% stronger for congested noses that need extra help in opening nasal passages... so you breathe even better.
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>> they good tuesday morning to you. it is cold of life. but inside here, it is much hotter. 105 degrees. they have been practicing for almost one another at this yoga class. it is 22 at the airport this morning. in other cold day ahead with snow on the way tonight. that is it for now. >> have you tried no good? >> i have not. [unintelligible] it is organic.
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it should be dry in chilly this morning. the early morning commuters should be ok. another storm for the weekend. >> i am buying my sled today. >> i think you in. -- i think he should. >> southbound 895 approaching the harbor tunnel, an accident off to the side. heavy traffic behind it. down to 10 miles per hour. in a water main break in one area. >> that is it for us. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back in 25 minutes with another live update. . .
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